Marianna is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health and is expected to graudate in May 2018. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health aims to prevent disease, and promote and protect the health of all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender,...Read more
Christina is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health and is expected to graduate in May 2017. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health is bridging the gap across different disciplines in order to better the health of not only individuals but communities...Read more
Elana is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health and is expected to graduate in May 2017. In one sentence, what is public health to you? To me, public health is the science of improving the overall wellbeing of whole communities through outreach, education, and research. What...Read more
Amy Caplon is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health with a minor in Human Development and Quantitative Methodology. She is expected to graduate in May 2017. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health is working to change behaviors surrounding anything and...Read more
Briana Lockhart is a junior pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Community Health with a minor in Global Poverty. She is expected to graduate in May 2018. In one sentence, what is public health to you? Public health, to me, is parallel with what self-care is to an individual; public health is self-...Read more
Maythana Paquete graduated from the UMD School of Public Health in 2012 with a degree in Behavioral & Community Health. After working in public health policy for three years, May became a 2015-2016 Health for America Fellow at MedStar Health, where she was challenged to create an innovative...Read more
Funmi Makinde is pursuing her Master of Public Health in Behavioral and Community Health. She attained an Assistant Editor fellowship with the American Public Health Association (APHA) and was tasked with attracting, engaging and recruiting younger readership for the journal. She recruited five...Read more
Gloria Marfo is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Behavioral and Community Health with a specializtion in Special Populations. What is/was your major and what year did you/will you graduate? I will graduate in the year 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Behavioral and Community Health,...Read more
Julian Argoti (’16) completed his capstone internship for his bachelor's degree in Behavioral and Community Health at the Greenbelt Assistance In Living (GAIL) Program in Greenbelt, Maryland. As an intern for GAIL, Mr. Argoti’s duties were diverse and ever changing. Part of his duties included...Read more
Sarah Weber is a senior undergraduate student majoring in Community Health. Sarah is currently interning at Banyan Global, a development consulting firm with offices around the world in five different countries working to improve livelihoods, build markets, and promote efficient resource allocation...Read more
Renée Nicolas is currently a first-year MPH student in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health. She is passionate about about the topic of drug use/abuse in addition to harm prevention, and currently works witht the non-profit organization HIPS where she assists with the syringe exchange...Read more
Nicholas Albaugh is an undergraduate, honors student majoring in Community Health, anticipating graduation in the spring of 2017. Nicholas recently presented at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine conference in Washington, DC. The study presented data collected from college students to...Read more
Andre Blackman graduated from the University of Maryland School of Public Health in 2005 with a B.S. in Public and Community Health. He’s an advisory board member for the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media , producer for Health:Further ,and co-founder of the FastForward Health Film Festival . He's...Read more
Clark Lee first joined the University of Maryland community as an employee at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. With an interest in furthering his public health training, he began to pursue a master's in public health, and went on to pursue a Ph.D in Behavioral and Community Health. He works...Read more
David Oh is a senior Community Health major and UMD Army ROTC serviceman who interns at the Ettenhofer Laboratory for Neurocognitive Research with the Uniformed Services University in Rockville. What brought you to the University of Maryland? What is your favorite aspect of being a student on this...Read more
Sydney graduated from the Department of Behavioral and Community Health in May of 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health. She works as a Farm-to-School Educator in Reno, Nevada for Urban Roots Garden Classroom, a nonprofit dedicated to educating the local community about where their...Read more
Nasreen Jones
Nasreen Jones is a teaching assistant for the Department of Behavioral and Community Health and is pursuing a master of public health in behavioral and community health. She is also a SPH alumna, as she completed her bachelor of science degree in community health at SPH. Ms. Jones has a strong...Read more
Julia Marcus
Julia Marcus graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in December 2014 and was the student speaker for commencement. Post-graduation, she began working for The Advisory Board Company, a healthcare research technology consulting firm in Washington, D.C. In one sentence, what is...Read more
Jennifer Fink
Jennifer Fink, BS, Behavioral and Community Health (’14) , is the coauthor of the book The Little CHAMPS: Child Heroes Attached to Military Personnel , an inspirational book for children in military families. Through this book and the nonprofit she created while an undergraduate student, Jennifer...Read more
Deliya earned her Ph.D. in Behavioral and Community Health from the University of Maryland School of Public Health in 2011. She is currently the senior health communication researcher at Communicate Health. To Deliya, public health means empowering people to make informed decisions about their...Read more

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